The popular Feliz installer for Arch Linux.
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The Feliz scripts were written to make installation of Arch Linux quick and easy.
They are my gift to you, my legacy. I am finished.
Feliz will slowly fail to work as Arch Linux moves on.

1) Feliz can be run from an iso available at: ... and ...
   Burn the iso to a CD or USB stick, or run it directly in Virtualbox.
   It starts a live session of Arch Linux, and runs the script.
   All you have to do is follow the prompts.
   Feliz always downloads the latest scripts from Github at the start of each installation,
   so you don't need to replace your Feliz iso every time there's a new release.

2) Alternatively, you can run Feliz by downloading the initialising script from Github into
   a running live Arch Linux session.
   Here's how to do it:
     1) Download Arch Linux from ...
     2) Either:
	(a) Burn the Arch iso image to a usb stick as described here:
			... or...
   	(b) To test in Virtualbox or other virtualising system, add the iso as a disk
     3) Start your Arch session, then when you have the root prompt, enter the following:
	pacman -Sy unzip
     4) Next enter:
     5) Now enter: chmod +x felizinit-stable
     6) Then start Feliz by entering: ./felizinit-stable

3) Feliz has helpful on-screen advice at every stage, guiding you through the entering of such
   essential data as your location, username, etc, offering you a host of extras from the official
   Arch repos (like desktop environments, web browsers, office software and programming tools) and
   working with you to set up your partitioning. Then everything rolls along automatically, displaying
   all output on the screen, so you can see exactly what the installer is doing - just like a manual

4) Partitioning
   Feliz includes options to help you with partitioning an empty device. There is now a file with
   advice about partitioning, which can be read during installation.
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NOTE: From 1st March 2017, Arch Linux removed the i686 (32 bit) option from their installer.
      Arch Linux is now 64 bit only.

Feliz is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General
Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

Feliz is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the
implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public
License for more details.

A copy of the GNU General Public License is available from the Feliz page at ... or
... or write to ...
 the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.

And, finally, an anouncement from the creator of Feliz. I am no longer able to maintain Feliz,
so I hope that many people will clone Feliz and release their own versions to keep the dream alive.

Elizabeth Mills
22nd July 2018